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PBS
Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
sprint, buying majority control of the u.s. cell company. and with nearly one-in-three americans working contract or part-time jobs. we kick off a week-long look at how a nation of freelancers is changing our labor force. that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! a u-turn on wall street today. stocks rose, rebounding from sell-offs last week. good news about the american consumer put investors in a buying mood. the dow jumped 95 points, the nasdaq rose 20 and the s&p 500 up 11. retail sales rose more than 1% in september, which was better than expected. it follows an even bigger gain in august and its the best back- to-back showing since 2010. erika miller has a closer look at the data and what consumers were loading up on last month. >> reporter: it seems pretty unbelievable. but a single electronic devices appears to have powered the gain in u.s. retail sales last month. if you haven't guessed it, we're talking about the iphone 5. a remarkable five million of them were sold in their first weekend alone. and that appears to have boosted electronics sales by 4.5% in september. that was the bigg
WETA
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
? the u.s. presidential candidates heading to their second presidential debate and the stakes are high. welcome around the globe. the man accused of carrying out the biggest hack ever -- but today the british government ruled it will not extradite him to america. a battle waged on behalf of mr. mckinnon who's been diagnosed with as burgers a syndrome. >> he could not speak. >> her and her mother revealed how her son reacted. >> hiking and trying. it is so emotional. >> the joy and relief of a parent who has been fighting the u.s. government for one decade. >> [inaudible] >> he does not deny the u.s. charges. from 10 years ago, he carried out what one u.s. prosecutor described as the biggest military computer hack of all time. his supporters say he is a young man with a mild autism, simply looking for information on ufo's. when supporters across the political spectrum and public life. david cameron raised his case with president obama to reassess his medical condition. this is he was in serious risk of committing suicide if forced to attend a trial in united states. >> i have concluded
FOX Business
Oct 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
breaking it all down for you. >>> plus there is a boom in u.s. oil production right now but you won't see a drop of relief at the pump. we'll tell you why the production spike is falling short. >>> fearless felix redefines awesomeness. his super sonic base jump just doesn't break records, sent sponsor's red bull's brand into the stats to fear. this could be one of the great marketing coes o all time. even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: first let's take a look at the day's market headlines the bulls charging ahead to start off the week. improving retail sales in september and better-than-expected earnings from citigroup helped boost stocks. the dow closed up 9 points. not bad. meanwhile the nasdaq posted its first gain in seven sessions. shares of eli lilly lept more than 4%. the drugmaker says the late-stage study of its new stomach cancer drug improved patients chances of survival. >>> investors are punishing shares of bankrate after-hours theinancial services company slashed its third quarter and full-year earnings outlook. >>> to our top story toni
PBS
Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
in the head. the pakistani taliban have confirmed. >>> sales clerks across the u.s. have been ringing up more customers at the check out counter. what are we seeing here? >> looks like more americans are loosening up their pursestrings and opening up their wallets because u.s. shoppers were busy again in september pushing retail sales higher for the third straight month. commerce department officials said on monday retail sales reached $412.9 billion last month. that's up 1.1% from august and better than market forecasts of around .7%. sales at department stores fell by two-tenths of a percent but most other retailers saw increases. electronics and home appliances rose 4.5% while gasoline sales were up 2.5%. autos were up over 1%. continued improvement comes after the nation's jobless rate fell below 8% in september for the first time in three years and eight market analysts are turning their attention to july to september gdp figures. they want to see if the economy can stay on the recovery track. u.s. markets ended higher largely on the back of improvements in the banking sector and
KCSMMHZ
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
your insight mr. bonji ohara. >>> the commander of the u.s. pacific fleet says chinese naval vessels have the right to cruise in international waters, but admiral cecil haney says other nations have expectations. >> as we deal with maritime capability, it's not surprising to me china is an emerging nation who would have maritime capability. we hope what they do with their capability is transparent. >> haney also commented on the senkaku islands dispute. he said u.s. leaders take no position in terms of sovereignty claims. he added the u.s. government wants a peaceful resolution to the issue. >>> moves to boycott japanese products are spreading across china. the auto industry is taking the hardest hit. sales of japanese cars in china plunged in september. toyota saw its sales nearly halved compared to the same month last year. nhk world's akihiro ma coda reports. >> reporter: nissan motors unveiled their new precision car last month. especially for the chinese market. nissan is the top seller of japanese cars in china. the price for the 1600 cc roundabout starts from about $11,000, al
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
columnist glenn greenwald on the u.s. presidential debates. then to leaders of the chilean student movement, which is the largest protests since the days of augusto pinochet a generation ago. >> we saw several riots, the biggest one of the mall last year published of them all last year, over a million people in the streets. within six months of student strikes. many students in high school lost their academic year. >> i think our biggest challenge is we don't only need the democratization education, but the democratization of the entire country. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney are heading to long island today for their second presidential debate. tonight's debate is at hofstra university, just three weeks before the general election including both foreign and domesticy issues in a town hall setting the kids undecided voters in the audience the opportunity to question the candidates. the final debate will be next monday in florida and will f
CNBC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
his company's performance will not be affected by the outcome of the u.s. election. >>> plus top oil producers forge ahead with ambitious output targets banking on stronger chinese demand. >>> and president obama and mitt romney are set for round two of their presidential debates tonight with the task of winning over undecided u.s. voters. >>> we start to get the into the meat of the week. advancers outpacing decliners by a little more than 6:3. yesterday ftse was up 0.2%, dax up 0.4%. this morning another third percent gains for the ftse 100. c 40 up 0.4%. ibex up about 1.10%. s&p putting a negative outlook on biggest spanish banks. let's show you where we stand. not impacted on the stocks. as far as bond issues are concerned, we have a t-bill auction coming out today in spain. we'll get the results of that in about an hour. 5.82%. spanish yields slightly higher than where we were yesterday. italy is fairly contained. the big test for spain will be on thursday. first time we've had a primary debt auction out of spain since the s&p downgrade last week. we'll keep our eyes on gilts, a
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
other stories making headlines around the world. the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has said that she accepts responsibility for security failures at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the building was attacked and a full you are american citizens, one of them the u.s. ambassador, was killed. she said she was focused on cracking -- tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice. the captain of a cruise ship which sank off the coast of tuscany has arrived for the second day of the hearing. these accused of multiple manslaughter charges after 32 people died on the costa concordia when it ran aground. in cambodia, people have been mourning the death of the former king who died in beijing on monday. officials expect thousands to line the streets when his coffin is taken from the airport to the royal palace. we have seen droughts in the u.s., rainfall being poor in rarussia and a dry monsoon in other areas. this affects what we eat. it's a world food day today and we are looking at how different countries are coping with rising food prices. first, argentina. we have been
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 7:30am EDT
penalties by the eu and the u.s. have caused the value of the currency, the riyal, to plummet. thousands of people took to the streets of tehran two weeks ago in protest. a spokesperson from iran's petroleum ministry said earlier this month a natural gas embargo would have no effect as the country doesn't export it to the eu. iran has the second largest natural gas reserves in the world. officials say they plan to expand exports to turkey and other neighboring countries. but these latest sanctions could affect those plans. >>> eu foreign ministers agreed to tighten sanctions against syria, too. they've been trying to pressure president bashar al assad to stop a crackdown on his own people. the ministers shared their concerns about the spread of the conflict into turkey and other neighboring countries. they agreed to impose sanctions on more individuals and companies. >> we've added 28 people to the list of those subject to a travel ban and an asset freeze. two additional entities were targeted with an asset freeze. >> 54 entities and 181 people are now subject to sanctions including assad a
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
charge of security at the u.s. consulate in libya, where the u.s. ambassador and three other americans were killed. >>> debate night. the candidates for the white house tangle in the second of three debates. president obama is hoping for a rebound, while mitt romney looks for another strong performance. >>> and fighting chance. doctors in england say the young girl shot if i taliban has a good outlook for recovery. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, and thanks for joining us. secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. speaking to reporters on a trip to peru, clinton said security at all of america's diplomatic missions is her job. clinton is pushing back against republicans who have been highly critical of the obama administration's response to the deadly attack. the september 11 attack in benghazi killed ambassador chris stevens along with three other americans, and in the weeks since then, the administration has struggled to present a clear picture of what happened. last night in peru, hilla
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
says the suicide bomber for a weekend attack killed the the u.s. troops not a member of the country oppose the intelligence agency. what nato reported on saturday after the attack happened. because the suicide in uniform of the getlligence agency to then blew up a suicide vest as nato troops were making a delivery to the are.uarters in canada that's driven the two u.s. troops died. kandahar. the person behind the suicide thecks only was wearing uniform and was not an official member of the agency. inside attacks are on the minds serving in troops afghanistan. year the suicide attacks 15%m insider's account for all tax and the deaths of over there. back to you. >> thank you. 50 degrees outside on this tuesday morning. >> still ahead, secretary of state clinton tries to ease the surroundingrestorm attack at the u.s. consulate in libya. attack at the u.s. consulate in libya. how does it brew such great coffee? well, inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. marywe invest in them.umber one in america becau
FOX Business
Oct 16, 2012 3:00pm EDT
these crazies sales markets they will need replacement tires. and the u.s. -- the u.s. liz: if you need some foreign flavor when the bill back with a french accent but also pick with the u.s. company. she will be back. she is pretty sure these zero make you money. charlie gasparino reason regain him space is he is working the phones. he is coming onto the set right now what really happened. to not everybody else. liz: so i was telling everybody that citigroup the only ceo who ran away from me. so me and got scared and ran away. in 2007 neil cavuto did her hats a telling interview and asked him a very simple question. we just got the tape. listen. >> do you like chocolate or vanilla ice cream, which is your favorite? >> can you give me swirl? >> okay. liz: cannot even choose between chocolate and vanilla. i've got to make sure i can make everybody happy. >> they sent him out for training. to be able, whether you like him or not, part of the job of being a ceo is being pressed ready, being able to talk in front of crowds and being able to give interviews. he was just not that type of
PBS
Oct 16, 2012 4:30pm PDT
that good of a shareholder value. even at chase, their returns would legend with a wells or u.s. bank corps. >> sheila bair along with us, author of "bull by the horns." >> susie: as technology changes, so, too, does the workplace. still ahead, how freelancers and online assignmentsre changing the job market. >> tom: well, outside of that big citibank news, wall street got a series of strong earnings from bellwether companies like johnson and johnson, and positive news from homebuilders. the u.s. homebuilder's confidence index rose to its highest level since 2006, and that helped send wall street on its biggest rally in a month. the dow is up 126, the nasdaq gained 37, and the s&p is up 15. >> susie: shares of both intel and i.b.m. were lower in after- hours trading after their latest quarterly results. both companies are blwethers in the technology industry, and what they said late today could help set the stage others. ruben ramirez reports. >> reporter: while analysts saw storm clouds in i.b.m. and intel's results, both companies see their future in a different kind of cloud.
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
everybody, i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm laura garcia-cannon. a public memorial is being held today for a u.s. ambassador and bay area native killed in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. christopher stevens was killed, also killed a computer expert and two ex-navy s.e.a.l.s. bob redell joins us live in san francisco where thousands of expected to turn out for today's memorial for stevens. he also has new details on the investigation into that attack. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, laura. the family of ambassador christopher stevens has invited the family to attend the memorial service. it will take place around 4:30 this afternoon in san francisco city hall in the rotunda. several hundred people are expected to attend. stevens was from the bay area, having lived in piedmont, graduated from cal and the uc hastings law school before entering the foreign service, eventually becoming the u.s. ambassador to libya. his brother and sister are supposed to speak at today's service. also in attendance, libya's ambassador to the united states, senator diane feinstein, and thomas p
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
renee dominguez of el salvador was honored by the u.s. that's renee and his son eduardo in the front row of a naturalization ceremony at the paramount theater in oakland. renee is not a u.s. citizen but was the guest of honor receiving a warm round of applause from a room of more than 1,000 people after a cbs 5 story was played for the crowd. it showed renee saluting and kissing the american flag. he was passing out flyers for his daughter-in-law's housecleaning business. he did not know his actions were being recorded. >> this is an asset for the sincerity of love i have for the u.s. internally, i thank the u.s. for what it's done for my country, for my family, and for myself. >> reporter: eduardo just became a u.s. citizen two years ago. renee returns to el salvador on friday. >>> there are renewed fears about the safety of a 14-year- old pakistani girl shot in the head. she was targeted because she was an outspoken supporter of education for girls. she was moved to england to help protect her from further attacks but british police have now turned away people posing as members of her
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
. the top two u.s. senate candidates plan to spend time in northern virginia. george allen will be in arlington. democrat tim kaine is scheduled withld a discussion virginia women in afternoon. -- dulles,. this still ahead, details on the cheapest car that will be headed to the u.s. federal officials received some halloween costumes. federal officials received some halloween costumes. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would sa.. two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners givingng the volt high prara. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >> welcome to the haunted forest dickerson, maryland. >> happy halloween. good morning, washington. >> scary stuff. >> it is. children hoping to dress up as halloween might need plan.up in seattle they seized a of tilden'spments pirate costumes from china. had 1
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 4:30am PDT
>>> remembering chris stevens. today the bay area pays tribute to the fallen u.s. ambassador as the state department admits responsibility for the security lapse that led to his death. >>> getting ready for round two. president obama and mitt romney preparing for their second debate tonight as the polls show the presidential race a statistical tie. >> go, giants! >> get out of bed, cheer on the giants. victory at at&t park. the giants win their first home game of the postseason but not without some drama on the diamond. >> that jacqu's a good way to g blood flowing. the bay bridge, a beautiful live look outside at the city by the bay on this october 16th. this is "today in the bay." >> hello tuesday morning. >> it is giants fever sweeping the area. good morning, everybody. >> lots to get to this morning including that giants coverage. first, let's check in with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning to you, jon and laura. welcome back, jon. we've got a really good-looking day shaping up. temperatures are going to feel like summertime even in the city today wher
KCSMMHZ
Oct 16, 2012 2:30pm PDT
economy, and lots of positive u.s. corporate numbers fueled the mood. goldman sachs profit rose much higher than expected thanks t the strong investment banking. shares of banks could profit from these results, driven also by speculation that spain may get help very soon. >> let's get a closer look at those gains on the global market. we stick in frankfurt where germany's benchmark tax is higher on the day. it was nearly 2% higher. as for the euro stoxx 50, nearly 3% higher. the dow jones is nearly 0.75% higher. >> several non-governmental organizations in berlin have called for more financial transparency for german politicians. they want to make it a prerequisite for parliamentarians to show whether cash comes from. >> the german parliament has rules for this, but exact details are not clear. the debate was spurred by the designated candidate for chancellor of the sbd party. many people feel the public should have information on his precise earnings. >> steinbrueck's talents have not just how to - political career. he has also made good money on the lecture circuit. after fierce sc
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:30am EDT
wife, hilary clinton, is taking responsibility for security decisions made about the u.s. embassy in libya. four americans died during an attack in benghazi. clinton says the white house wouldn't have knowledge about security requests. it's been revealed the embassy asked for security but the request was denied. >>> five things you may want to know on this tuesday, he represented pennsylvania for 30 years. 250d spector will be laid to rest. think pink for breast cancer awareness month. a pep rally is held at the courthouse in towson, ceo of komen maryland is joining baltimore county executive to get people excited about raising funs for breast cancer. we are fife days away from race from the cure. it's sunday, 21st in hunt valley, abc 2 is a proud sponsor of the event. we hope you join us, we will be out there. log on to komen maryland site, we have a link at abc2news.com/think pink. we are wondering what the wets is going to be like -- weather is going to be like. >> you have the outlook in to sundays. we can get the answer we need but how thick of a coat do we need? >>i would sa
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
holidays. more than 30 locations in the u.s. and there's one in sterling, virginia. pizza hut is under fire for a free pizza promotion that involves the presidential candidates. and american airlines is trying out something new when it comes to food. that's in the next hour. ellen braitman reporting for abc 7 news. >> we will see you in a little lips. -- little bit. >> a major emission from secretary of state clinton. what she says >> d.c. officials are ready for winter. city council member's concern about a repeat of the snowmageddon storm of 2010 when blizzards shutting down pour days. the city has purchased 45 new plows and they will have 600 pieces of equipment ready to go. and they have a backup assault contractor -- salt contractor. >> let's check tim cook jacqui jeras and find out what we should be preparing for-- let's check in with jacqui jeras. >> i'm looking forward to snow. i know everyone will hate me for that. let's start with the satellite and radar picture. the cold front is offshore. a little cloudy still in western maryland. overall, we will see blue skies today. a re
CSPAN
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
eventually get her somewhere, and now it's got her to the doorsteps of the u.s. supreme court. one thing i'd like to agree with ms. bowie on is where the rubber meets the road is k-12 # education. the reason we have a bold argument is the big gap in the academic qualifications and various racial groups coming out of high school and first grade for that matter, and that's where we should be pouring our energy and our resources, and i want to be clear, i am by no means saying that what students of color should not be at the best universities, but if they are admitted under similar standards or even slightly different standards from the other students, they are not harmed. it's great. the problem is not whether you're a student of color. it could happen to an athlete. if you were taken into a university, it's very much less prepared academically than your classmates, it's likely to harm you. if you are well qualified, you'll do fine. >> host: next call from sandy, cleveland, ohio, democrats' line. go ahead. >> caller: [inaudible] you don't have statistics to prove that students that a
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
. world's cheapest car heading to the u.s. no frills car made by indian conglomerate sells there for about $3500. the company plans to add a few frills and sell it here for less than $10,000. chee-tos popular has high levels of salt, fat and artificial coloring some schools have banned it. >>> good morning. 61° if downtown san francisco partly cloudy light wind out of west at six across the bay in oakland 62° it is a mild start all around the bay couple 50s san jose 56 otherwise more 80s today and i'll let you in on the details, coming up. >>> 5:15. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job after a ten-month battle to keep his job. he says he's eager to move forward. a new year's eve domestic violence incident with his wife cost the sheriff his job for a while until he was reinstated last week. >> as much humble pie that i really want to eat and continue to profess and demonstrate that i'll be the sheriff that people elected me to be. >> the sherry's first full day at work came on the same day supervisors introduced domestic violence legislation and it was called a co
PBS
Oct 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: u.s. supreme court handed democrats and president obama a victory today. the court refused to block ohion the last three days before election day. changes in state law would have stopped early voting during that veryone except military personnel and people living abroad. democrats argued that amounts to unequal treatment, and a lower federal court agreed. today, the supreme court refused to intervene. more than 56 million americans are going to be getting just a bit more money from social security. it's part of an annual cost-of- living adjustment. the announcement today said monthly payments wl rise by 1.7%, starting in january. that works out to an average bump of roughly $21 a month, or $252 a year. the adjustment is based on the rate of inflation, which has been relatively low in 2012. regulators in europe have asked google to clarify its new privacy policy and make it easier for users to opt out. the policy allows the internet giant to combine data collected across many services, from g-mail to youtube. i
CNN
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
the world. >> secretary of state hillary clinton taking the blame for the death of a u.s. ambassador and they other americans in libya. >> controversial words. >>> dangerous drug or vital medicine? marijuana could be a step closer to legalization. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." >>> nice to have you with us. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. first, president obama and mitt romney ready for round two. in about 16 hours, candidates will take the stage at hofstra university at long island for the second of three presidential debates. this one, a town hall format moderated by candy crowley. >> and there is plenty at stake tonight for both president obama and mitt romney. exactly three weeks to go until election day. the race is this close -- i'm holding up my hands showing not a very big space. romney leads by the slimmest of leads. we're joined by cnn's paul steinhouser. he's going to be in the debate tonight. >> you're right, it is this close. it is also this close in the battleground states. that's where there is so much at stake in the second debate. >> one thing i know
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
impact on the medical marijuana business here in the bay area. the u.s. court of appeals is hearing arguments today on how the federal government classifies the drug. christie smith joins us live in oakland with more. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. i just got off the phone with a representative from harborside medical center. they're all in line waiting to get into this hearing in shington, d.c., and the outcome could change the classification of medical marijuana on the federal level. right now it's grouped in with drugs like heroin. harborside here in oakland billed itself as the world's largest medical marijuana dispensary. it's part of the short-lived hbo series "weed wars." recently a federal lawsuit was filed to stop the department of justice from trying to get the center evicted. the group americans for safe access is challenging the dea's classification of medical marijuana. the dispute now being taken up by a three-judge panel. the decision is really critical because it oversees many federal agency's decisions and this is just the latest st
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
information about who i tacked the u.s. -- who attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. just weeks before the presidential election, secretary of state hillary clinton says she alone is responsible for keeping u.s. diplomats safe. >> i want everybody to know we're going to get to the bottom of this and when we do, that information will all be public and people will be able to draw their own conclusions. >> reporter: three separate investigations are under way to find out what happened. republicans are accusing the obama administration of a political coverup. >> either they are misleading the american people or are incredibly incompetent. >> reporter: the obama administration blamed it on protesters outraged over an american made film mock be the muslim prophet muhammad. >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: later the administration said terrorists were behind the planned attack. clinton says in the fog of war, there's always going to be confusion. >> everybody had the same information. i have to say i kn
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
example, to protest against u.s. drone strikes. it may be because the whole subject of girls' education is controversial. it's estimated that only 22% of girls in rural areas even finish primary school. >> pelley: elizabeth, thanks very much. the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks went before a military tribunal today on the als. naval base at guantanamo bay, cuba. khalid sheikh mohammed and four co-defendants are charged with conspiracy and nearly 3,000 counts of murder. the defendants sat quietly today, in contrast to when they disrupted the proceedings with totests last time. this was a pre-trial hearing today. the trial itself won't start at t ast for another year. year.vestigation into the veadly meningitis outbreak is widening. the food and drug administration said today two more medications from the specialty pharmacy may be vovled. the infection has spread now to 15 states, 214 cases have been reported and 15 people have died. dr. jon lapook has the latest. >> reporter: today's f.d.a. statement raises the possibility that other medications shipped by the n
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
full responsibility for any security lapses that led to the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate. however, republican lawmakers say the safety of americans working overseas rests squarely with the demander in chief. they are preparing for a possible strike, moving drones into the area. putting special opes forces on stand-by. >>> the pakistani girl who was targeted by the taliban is getting treatment at a hospital in england. officials are talking optimistically on what will admittedly be a very long recovery. nick schifrin reports from birmingham. >> reporter: she was nearly killed for simply wanting to go to school. malala has began a long road to recovery. her doctors removed her ventilator and she responded to stimuli. >> her doctors believe she has a chance of making a good recovery. >> reporter: 17 specialists will examine her in 24 hours. they have to recorrect her entire skull, shattered by a taliban bullet. this hospital provides better care than what she can receive in pakistan. and it is also safer. as long as she was in pakistan, the taliban promise to try to kill her
WHUT
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm EDT
u.s. history. in a look at the state of the race and a preview of tuesday night's second presidential debate with the national affairs editor for new york magazine and co-author of the best selling text "game change." we are glad you have joined us. a conversation coming out right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: job as the national affairs editor for new york magazine and a political analyst for msn bc. he wrote the best-selling book "game change. his election issue of new york magazine is on newsstands and he joins us tonight from new york. thank you for coming back. >> i am happy to be here. tavis: glad to have you. let me start with the obvious. tomorrow is
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
commission complaint and a call for the u.s. attorney in northern ohio to investigate. these are hardly the only allegations of political pressure employers are applying in the workplace. two weeks ago, employees of koch industries received voter information packets full of company-endorsed republicans warning that "employees and conctractors may suffer the consequences of voting for president obama and other democrats." "realistically, the best they could do is file a complaint with the nlrb under nlra to voice their right as a unified group of employees." labor attorneys say this trend will likely lead to modifications on how the citizens united decision is applied to employees in the workplace. the ruling is only two years old. until then, private sector employees have far fewer protections against management retailitation than their public sector counterparts. as the presidential candidates warm up for tonight's town hall style debate, there is already a clear winner: broadcasters. more than $2.5 billion has been spent on political ads airing on television this election season. 67.2
FOX News
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm EDT
in libya, the one that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans on september 11th. just last night, the secretary of state hillary clinton told fox news she takes responsibility for that attack. >> well, i'm responsible for the state department, for the more than 60,000 people around the world. the decisions about security assets are made by security professionals. but we're going to review everything to make sure that we're doing what needs to be done in an increasingly risky environment around the world. >> i think it's very laudable that she should throw herself under the bus, but, first of all, responsibility for american security doesn't lie with the secretary of state. it lies with the president of the united states. there was a sign on harry truman's desk that said, "the buck stops here." obviously there may be a sign on president obama's that he can says "the buck stops over there." >> shepard: some republicans are questioning the timing of secretary clinton's comments last evening, just hours before what analysts say could be a make or break debate for the presi
FOX Business
Oct 16, 2012 1:00pm EDT
? melissa: lori: the u.s. handing out financial assistance. a a shocking new report on the government's wasteful spending. melissa: those rub us a wrong way but it is time to check stocks. let's go to the stock exchange. nicole petallides standing by and marketing rally mode. city one of the big movers of the day. nicole: from earnings to the economy and vikram pandit, quick resignation, many say he was right out of citigroup by the board and chief operating officer went along with it. major market average, the dow is up 118 points, that is a gain of 0.9%. and the nasdaq is up 1% up 32 points. tech is doing well. we are seeing gains across the board and we continue to follow citigroup closely. we came in and we hear that vikram pandit is no longer a basile effective immediately. this socked wall street to hear he stepped down on his own and many speculate and sources -- the feeling was the board was pretty much done with vikram pandit. we have a long charge in 2007. and refers stocks. melissa: thanks so much. big story. lori: despite the surprising outset my next guest is bullish on cit
PBS
Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
hope the agreement will isolate the extremists. the u.s. food and drug administration has widened a warning about medicines made by a specialty pharmacy near boston. the new england compounding center sold tainted steroids linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis. as of today, there were 212 cases nationwide, and at least 15 deaths. now the f.d.a. says it's investigating other illnesses that may be tied to the company's products. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to ray. >> suarez: and we return to politics. the battle lines are drawn in this year's massachusetts senate race, where a republican incumbent is looking to survive in a blue state. gwen ifill has our report. >> yeah, yeah, ifill: for nine years ray flynn a staunch life-long democrat was the mayor of boston. this year he's working to re-elect a republican, scott brown. >> i see him with the veterans. he sits there and has a beer with the veterans and talks over all the issues. they love him for it. >> your u.s. senator scott brown ifill: in 2010 brown won the senate seat once held by ted kennedy by pla
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